The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 105 97
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 90 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.01% 1.02% 1.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.93% 3.80% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 18 20
Median daily rate £410 £349 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.47% +16.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £174 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £415 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £42.00 £31.75 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.28% +124.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £31.15 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £32.35 £16.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.44 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+35.17% -10.17%
Computer Science
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1008 815 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.71% 26.87% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 399 366
Median daily rate £375 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% +21.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £12.10 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire -10 45 £405 +16.46% 4
Edinburgh +6 17 £438 +9.37% 10
Glasgow +12 10 £368 -2.00% 10
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 120 (86.96%) Degree
2 71 (51.45%) Security Cleared
3 66 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 54 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (36.96%) Windows
6 49 (35.51%) SC Cleared
7 46 (33.33%) OpenStack
8 39 (28.26%) PowerShell
9 36 (26.09%) HP
10 35 (25.36%) Windows Server
11 32 (23.19%) Active Directory
12 29 (21.01%) SharePoint
13 28 (20.29%) MCSE
13 28 (20.29%) ITIL
14 25 (18.12%) MS Excel
15 24 (17.39%) Migration
15 24 (17.39%) SQL Server
15 24 (17.39%) Office 365
16 23 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (16.67%) .NET
16 23 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
16 23 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (15.94%) Project Management
18 19 (13.77%) Citrix
18 19 (13.77%) ITIL V3
18 19 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (13.04%) JSP 440
19 18 (13.04%) Java
19 18 (13.04%) SQL
19 18 (13.04%) Linux

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 29 (21.01%) SharePoint
3 17 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (12.32%) MS Exchange
3 17 (12.32%) Skype for Business
4 15 (10.87%) Office Communications Server
5 8 (5.80%) Node.js
6 7 (5.07%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (5.07%) IIS
7 6 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (3.62%) Apache
9 4 (2.90%) JBoss
9 4 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (2.90%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (18.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (2.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.32%) Skype
2 11 (7.97%) HTTP
3 8 (5.80%) NetScaler
3 8 (5.80%) SAN
4 7 (5.07%) DNS
5 5 (3.62%) Kerberos
5 5 (3.62%) LDAP
5 5 (3.62%) X.500
6 4 (2.90%) HTTPS
6 4 (2.90%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.17%) SNMP
7 3 (2.17%) SSL
8 2 (1.45%) IPsec
8 2 (1.45%) NAS
8 2 (1.45%) VPN
9 1 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.72%) Firewall
9 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.72%) MPLS
9 1 (0.72%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.90%) MarkLogic
3 4 (2.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.45%) GIS
4 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.72%) Big Data
5 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.72%) HBase
5 1 (0.72%) Mahout
5 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.35%) gulp
2 6 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.72%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 15 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Avionics
4 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.72%) Games
4 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (18.12%) Developer
2 9 (6.52%) SharePoint Engineer
3 8 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (5.80%) Java Developer
4 7 (5.07%) BizTalk Developer
4 7 (5.07%) Citrix Engineer
4 7 (5.07%) Consultant
4 7 (5.07%) Node.js Developer
5 6 (4.35%) Computer Scientist
6 5 (3.62%) Active Directory Engineer
6 5 (3.62%) Architect
6 5 (3.62%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (2.90%) Engineering Specialist
7 4 (2.90%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (2.90%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (2.90%) SharePoint Specialist
8 3 (2.17%) Messaging Consultant
8 3 (2.17%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (1.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.67%) .NET
2 14 (10.14%) CSS
2 14 (10.14%) Web Services
3 9 (6.52%) HTML
4 8 (5.80%) .NET Framework
4 8 (5.80%) XML
5 7 (5.07%) Express
5 7 (5.07%) hapi
5 7 (5.07%) Middleware
5 7 (5.07%) RESTful
5 7 (5.07%) Spring
6 6 (4.35%) Hibernate
6 6 (4.35%) jQuery
6 6 (4.35%) XSLT
7 4 (2.90%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.90%) Apache Commons
7 4 (2.90%) Drools
7 4 (2.90%) Ext JS
7 4 (2.90%) jBPM
7 4 (2.90%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.42%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.07%) Algorithms
3 7 (5.07%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.35%) iPad
4 6 (4.35%) PKI
4 6 (4.35%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.62%) Clustering
5 5 (3.62%) Life Science
5 5 (3.62%) Replication
6 3 (2.17%) User Experience
7 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.45%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.45%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) CESG
8 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.72%) Physics
8 1 (0.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 51 (36.96%) Windows
2 35 (25.36%) Windows Server
3 23 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (13.04%) Linux
5 14 (10.14%) Unix
6 1 (0.72%) Android
6 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.29%) ITIL
2 24 (17.39%) Migration
3 22 (15.94%) Project Management
4 19 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.77%) ITIL V3
5 18 (13.04%) Six Sigma
6 16 (11.59%) OO
7 14 (10.14%) Service Delivery
8 13 (9.42%) Load Balancing
8 13 (9.42%) Validation
9 12 (8.70%) Analytics
9 12 (8.70%) OOD
9 12 (8.70%) Workflow
10 11 (7.97%) Integration Testing
10 11 (7.97%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (7.25%) ERP
12 9 (6.52%) Change Management
12 9 (6.52%) Content Management
12 9 (6.52%) High Availability
13 8 (5.80%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.26%) PowerShell
2 18 (13.04%) Java
2 18 (13.04%) SQL
3 16 (11.59%) C#
4 15 (10.87%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.35%) C++
6 5 (3.62%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.62%) VBScript
7 2 (1.45%) C
8 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.72%) C-shell
8 1 (0.72%) Korn
8 1 (0.72%) Perl
8 1 (0.72%) Python
8 1 (0.72%) Scala
8 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 120 (86.96%) Degree
2 71 (51.45%) Security Cleared
3 54 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (35.51%) SC Cleared
5 28 (20.29%) MCSE
6 12 (8.70%) MCP
6 12 (8.70%) MCTS
7 6 (4.35%) PhD
8 4 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.17%) MBA
10 1 (0.72%) CCDA
10 1 (0.72%) CCNA
10 1 (0.72%) CCNP
10 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.04%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 32 (23.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.80%) XenApp
2 8 (5.80%) XenDesktop
3 6 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.17%) Firmware
4 3 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.72%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.72%) Samba
6 1 (0.72%) UAG
6 1 (0.72%) vCloud
6 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.97%) SCCM
2 9 (6.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.72%) OpenView
4 1 (0.72%) SCOM
4 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.72%) Simpana
4 1 (0.72%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 66 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 36 (26.09%) HP
3 19 (13.77%) Citrix
4 16 (11.59%) VMware
5 12 (8.70%) AppSense
6 11 (7.97%) IronPort
7 6 (4.35%) Nintex
8 5 (3.62%) Oracle
9 2 (1.45%) Altiris
10 1 (0.72%) Apple
10 1 (0.72%) CA
10 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.72%) Cisco
10 1 (0.72%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.72%) CommVault
10 1 (0.72%) FireEye
10 1 (0.72%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.72%) MapR
10 1 (0.72%) Opsware
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